Levaquin and Arthralgia - from FDA reports


Summary

Arthralgia is found among people who take Levaquin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Zometa, and have Sinusitis. This review analyzes which people have Arthralgia with Levaquin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 36,669 people who have side effects when taking Levaquin from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Mar, 01, 2017

36,669 people reported to have side effects when taking Levaquin.
Among them, 3,582 people (9.77%) have Arthralgia


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Levaquin cause Arthralgia?

Time on Levaquin when people have Arthralgia *:

  • < 1 month: 92.77 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 4.15 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.36 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.93 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 1.36 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.36 %
  • 10+ years: 0.07 %

Gender of people who have Arthralgia when taking Levaquin *:

  • female: 69.36 %
  • male: 30.64 %

Age of people who have Arthralgia when taking Levaquin *:

  • 0-1: 0.03 %
  • 2-9: 0.17 %
  • 10-19: 1.98 %
  • 20-29: 3.48 %
  • 30-39: 11.01 %
  • 40-49: 20.72 %
  • 50-59: 27.99 %
  • 60+: 34.62 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Sinusitis (583 people, 16.28%)
  • Urinary Tract Infection (234 people, 6.53%)
  • Pneumonia (218 people, 6.09%)
  • Bronchitis (187 people, 5.22%)
  • Pain (182 people, 5.08%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (580 people, 16.19%)
  • Aredia (487 people, 13.60%)
  • Ambien (433 people, 12.09%)
  • Prednisone (362 people, 10.11%)
  • Neurontin (360 people, 10.05%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain In Extremity (1,081 people, 30.18%)
  • Pain (1,040 people, 29.03%)
  • Weakness (907 people, 25.32%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (859 people, 23.98%)
  • Back Pain (798 people, 22.28%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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